I type something in and no suggestions appear. Get it here! All of a sudden the "Awesome bar" has stopped working. But please post it here if you are able to make it permanent in the future... :) –Sam Jul 9 '13 at 11:29 I found the solution shortly after Check This Out
edit minor typo; also note advanced MDN article https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Tech/Places/places.sqlite_Database_Troubleshooting Read this answer in context 6 Question tools Get email updates when anybody replies. Did I cheat? Can leaked nude pictures damage one's academic career? My awesome bar and history is not fully synced.
On Linux: Quit Firefox, go to your Terminal and run firefox -safe-mode (you may need to specify the Firefox installation path e.g. /usr/lib/firefox) When the Firefox Safe Mode window appears, select In the past, when I would start to type a site in the address bar firefox would complete it as it was already in my bookmarks. Found a bug?
Any advice would be most appreciated. Hi, thanks for your reply. The file that was renamed to -broke1 will serve as a copy that you could consider attempting to repair. Firefox Omnibar edit minor typo; also note advanced MDN article https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Tech/Places/places.sqlite_Database_Troubleshooting Hi kbuckler, Sorry you are having problems with Firefox.
I'm not sure if this problem has appeared with this latest version, or in the previous one. Firefox Profile Folder For instructions see http://kb.mozillazine.org/Locked_or_damaged_places.sqlite#Rebuild_Places_database but I will put instructions further down. (Windows based see articles if needing similar Mac or Linux info) Find the profile ( Back up and restore information The awesome bar started working again without my doing anything. This page has been accessed 671,620 times.
The bug reports are listed for informational purposes. Adv Reply March 16th, 2012 #9 ubu_lin View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message 5 Cups of Ubuntu Join Date Jul 2010 Beans 29 Re: Firefox address and search bar Firefox Address Bar Not Working On Enter Key If the Places database is locked or damaged, many Firefox functions will not work and the following symptoms may occur: (Firefox 39) Cannot launch URLs from the address bar   Firefox Address Bar Suggestions Not Working Interesting things i have done, 1: restarted browser w/ all plugins disabled.
Updated to 39.0 and the Search bar does not work nor can it be adjusted using options. his comment is here Thank you! How do unlimited vacation days work? A Linux user suggests that you check file permissions within your profile directory (e.g. ~/.mozilla/firefox/ljzv2exp.default/). Firefox Address Bar Enter Not Working
The "Awesome Bar" is not working. If auto-suggest works but the autofill isn't happening, you could double-check that it has not been disabled here: (1) In a new tab, type or paste '''about:config''' in the address bar Darko. ----------------------------------------------------------------------- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit & Windows 10 Pro 64bit Adv Reply March 16th, 2012 #8 mwotsch View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message First Cup of Ubuntu Join http://win8s.com/not-working/firefox-awesome-bar-search-not-working.html In Tools > Options: Search tab -Verified "Provide search suggestions" is selected -Verified "Show search suggestions in location bar results" is selected Privacy tab -Verified all options are selected -Verified "Firefox
You can accept the warning and click "I'll be careful" to continue. *http://kb.mozillazine.org/about:config ---- Note that you are currently in permanent Private Browsing mode. *browser.privatebrowsing.autostart: true FewkFewkFewkYou Posted 8/27/15, 9:50 PM About:config All of a sudden it's stopped working. share|improve this answer edited Oct 11 '12 at 9:14 lambda23 1,31252343 answered Sep 16 '12 at 18:43 Thomas 1 add a comment| up vote 0 down vote I had this problem
I tried the above fix with sqlite. If not: Under Options > Privacy, in the bottom section, does it still show that Firefox should suggest Bookmarks in the Location bar? I am not sure but I think there is no option in de default theme.... Last Jump to page: Results 1 to 10 of 36 Thread: Firefox address and search bar not working after update to FF 11 Thread Tools Show Printable Version Subscribe to this
Had several bugs that I had to keep an eye on. windowLayerManagerRemote: true AzureCanvasBackend: cairo AzureContentBackend: cairo AzureFallbackCanvasBackend: none AzureSkiaAccelerated: 0 Important Modified Preferences ------------------------------ accessibility.typeaheadfind.flashBar: 0 browser.cache.disk.capacity: 358400 browser.cache.disk.filesystem_reported: 1 browser.cache.disk.smart_size.first_run: false browser.cache.disk.smart_size.use_old_max: false browser.cache.frecency_experiment: 4 browser.download.importedFromSqlite: true browser.places.smartBookmarksVersion: 7 browser.privatebrowsing.autostart: Edit 2: What I want is: While typing in the address bar, it should use a search engine of my choice to search. http://win8s.com/not-working/firefox-awesome-bar-not-working-about-config.html Bookmarks & history gone, navigation buttons disabled when next opened.
I've just fired up my portable PC to see how FF is managing, and it's still working fine since it recovered last time from this problem. So I think that is not the problem Adv Reply March 16th, 2012 #10 darkod View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Staff Emeritus Join Date Nov 2009 Location Mataro, A Windows user reports that running the CHKDSK utility fixed the Places database corruption that occurred after a crash. BTW, for what it's worth, I have both PCs synchronised with the 6 options available: Tabs, Bookmarks, Passwords, History, Add-ons and Preferences.
After weeks of headaches with Firefox 10 with the constant crashes and now I couldn't even add a sentence in this forum with the firefox browser. Thank you for posting this. :) –harisibrahimkv Jul 20 '12 at 16:34 This helped me. Awesome bar has stopped working 5 replies 3 have this problem 95 views Last reply by Ian HInton 10 months ago Ian HInton Posted 1/4/16, 6:57 AM All of a sudden Adv Reply March 16th, 2012 #6 mwotsch View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message First Cup of Ubuntu Join Date Jun 2009 Beans 6 Re: Firefox address and search bar
In Tools > Options: Search tab -Verified "Provide search suggestions" is selected -Verified "Show search suggestions in location bar results" is selected Privacy tab -Verified all options are selected -Verified "Firefox For instructions see *http://kb.mozillazine.org/Locked_or_damaged_places.sqlite#Rebuild_Places_database but I will put instructions further down. (Windows based see articles if needing similar Mac or Linux info) ---------- Find the profile * ( [[Back up and Get involved and stay informed. In the last few days I have been able to revert to FF10 by doing Code: sudo apt-get purge firefox sudo apt-get install firefox=10.* which now does not work anymore.
Content available under a Creative Commons license. To exit Firefox Safe Mode, just close Firefox and wait a few seconds before opening Firefox for normal use again. I've tried refreshing Firefox, uninstalling and reinstalling Firefox, and starting Firefox in safe-mode. A Mac user reports multiple problems with bookmarks and history if the environment variable DYLD_LIBRARY_PATH is set for the login via the file ~/.MacOSX/environment.plist.
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You can optionally rebuild the Places database without using any JSON backups by also removing all "bookmarks-(date).json" files from the bookmarkbackups folder but this will result in missing bookmarks unless the Is there a way to block an elected President from entering office?